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From Unico Hommes <>
Subject Re: WebDAV status in cocoon
Date Wed, 17 Mar 2004 14:25:12 GMT

Jean Pierre LeJacq wrote on 17-3-2004 15:26:

> On Wed, 17 Mar 2004, Ugo Cei wrote:
>>Unico Hommes wrote:
>>>I was thinking specifically regarding the choice between Cocoon and
>>>Slide as a WebDAV server, but I think Slide is the better choice over
>>>mod_dav/catacomb as well. Simply because it supports more WebDAV (DACL,
>>>Binding) in a more flexible way. It has an interception mechanism which
>>>I currently use to publish cache invalidation events to a JMS topic
>>>with. It has a pluggable storage system that allows you to plugin a
>>>custom store. There is a lively community actively implementing the
>>>latest WebDAV specifications.
>>Thank you. I had fought with the installation of Slide 2.0beta1 and,
>>apart from the problem with MacOSX, the installation docs didn't seem to
>>be either clear or updated, so I decided to try mod_dav, which proved to
>>be a more pleasant experience, since it worked right out of the box
>>(these days I tend to disregard products that don't work at the first
>>try). But after hearing this, I'll give Slide another try.
> As another data point, I just went through the process of evaluating
> slide.  The installation went fine but I was not able to get it to
> interoperate with any client other than the slide command line
> client.  In particular, I simply wasn't able to get Windows XP to
> work with slide which, unfortunately, was a must for me.

There are known issues on with windows webfolders but this is not due to 

> I simply couldn't get the cocoon slide block to work.

Could you give more details as to what went wrong? Did the samples not work?

> I finally implemented a solution with apache webdav.  It had its own
> interoperability problems but I was able to work through them.


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